LG is expected to show off its WebOS TV at CES 2014 next week. But a tweet may have given us an advance preview.
A image tweeted by known leaker @evleaks on Tuesday reportedly of LG's first WebOS TV offers a peek at the new interface. The TV's multitasking menu is based on the Cards interface used by Hewlett-Packard for its smartphones -- LG bought WebOS from HP almost a year ago specifically for its new smart TVs.
LG has given the menu a different look from Cards but the idea likely remains the same.
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Workers are more productive than ever. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, "nonfarm business sector labor productivity" increased 3 percent in the third quarter of 2013 over the same period a year earlier.
Much of the increase in worker productivity can be attributed to technology. But as anyone who uses a computer at work can attest, technology giveth and technology taketh away.
These tips will help ensure you're on the positive side of the technology equation.
A 5-minute video that can save you hours Last spring, New York Times technology writer David Pogue gave … Read more
Google is kicking toolbars and other "multipurpose extensions" out of the Chrome Web Store in an effort to keep its browser's interface uncluttered and to protect users from unpleasant surprises.
The change will be disruptive to many extension programmers, but Google is giving them until June 2014 for existing extensions. New ones must abide by the new rules immediately, said Chrome engineering director Erik Kay.
LG has made good on its promise to resurrect WebOS in the living room.
An LG researcher, Hong Sung-pyo, said at an event in Korea on Thursday that the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) next month will play host to the company's first WebOS-based Smart TV. The television will include a 2.2GHz dual-core processor and 1.5GB of RAM, according to Hong.
CNET sister site ZDNet Korea was first to report on the news.
WebOS has had a long and disappointing experience in the electronics business. The operating system was initially hailed as the Palm's savior, but quickly … Read more
For years Facebook users have been asking for the ability to dislike a post on the social network. It only makes sense users would want to express disapproval for some of the posts they're subjected to. Up until now, Facebook hasn't provided an easy way to do this short of leaving a nasty comment.
Earlier this week, Facebook finally gave in and provided a method for users to show displeasure. But instead of providing a dislike button on status updates, Facebook has released a sticker pack for Facebook Messenger that includes a thumbs-down icon, as first reported by … Read more
Minecraft is one of the most widely used games around these days. So it was notable when the programmer who wrote it, Markus "Notch" Persson, embraced Google's Dart programming language for Web apps.
Technology and the president of the United States have something of a 404-prone relationship.
Just as he's trying to get over the stunning debacle of a health care Web site that has more technical flaws than an ice-dancing walrus, along comes the so-called Selfiegate.
This was the moment during the Nelson Mandela memorial service when Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt inveigled both President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron into a selfie.
Some thought this lacked decorum, even though the memorial service was upbeat.
Others suggested the first lady was angry at this juvenile display. So President Obama … Read more
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